Book Discussions/Events

Book discussion, author talks, Friend's book sales, Foundation events that are free and open to public.

Author Ryan North @Northbrae Community Church

The North Branch welcomes author Ryan North (Adventure Time Comics, The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Romeo and/or Juliet: A Choosable Path Adventure), who joins us at the Northbrae Community Church to show us how to build human civilization from the ground up! His new book How to Invent Everything: A Survival Guide for the Stranded Time Traveler is an accessible, readable and FUNNY look at the foundational technologies of our society, and a handy resource for anyone looking to start a civilization from scratch. Don't miss this special STEM event!

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Books to Big Screen @Claremont

Read the book and join us at the Claremont Branch for a screening of the movie it inspired!  Space is limited, so make your reservation on Eventbrite soon. For more information, contact Michael at (510) 981-6280. Ages 9 and 11.

What to read:
The Tale of Despereux written by Kate DiCamillo

What we will watch:
The Tale of Despereux directed by Sam Fell and Robert Stevenhagen


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Mossby's Magic Carpet Handbook @Central CSR

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly on a magic carpet? Well, Mossby's Magic Carpet Handbook is the manual for new magic carpet owners, and Mossby's Magicalist Assistant (author Ilona Bray), will be here to show you all about:

  • What happens if you fall off your magic carpet? 
  • How will you find your way home?
  • Why do you fart more at high altitudes?

Don't miss this interactive "magical" STEM ride! Ages 8 to 12. 

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